Obama Claims American Voters Not Stupid

This blog has been pounding the issue of the gas tax "holiday" because it’s the one serious issue with enviro implications that’s developed in the campaigns over the last month. Turns out it may have been decisive. As Jonathan Alter of Newsweek wrote: Obama’s decision to push back on the gas tax actually worked. RefusingContinue reading “Obama Claims American Voters Not Stupid”

“Gas Tax Holiday” Will Flop, Experts Say

Now that the would-be Panderer-in-Chief, Hillary Clinton, has joined with Republican candidate John McCain in calling for a "gas tax holiday" this summer, the Wa-Po’s "Fact Checker" asks: Will it work? Short answer: no. Why? Two words: supply and demand. Some economists say that a nationwide "gas tax holiday" would have even less impact onContinue reading ““Gas Tax Holiday” Will Flop, Experts Say”